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Punjab: 22-year-old farmer commits suicide

By Gitanjali Mangal -- December 20, 2020 5:43 pm

A 22-year-old boy who was farmer in Punjab and returned from a protest in Delhi, has allegedly committed suicide after consuming some poisonous substance.

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Gurlabh Singh, a resident of Dayalpura Mirza village of Bathinda district, had been part of the protest near the Delhi border.

According to the police, he had returned to his village on Friday.

The police added that he consumed some poisonous substance on Saturday at his home and was taken to the nearest hospital where he was declared “brought dead”.

The police mentioned that the reason behind the suicide was yet to be ascertained.

Farmers from different parts of the country, including Haryana and Punjab, have been protesting at various borders of Delhi asking the Government to repeal three farm laws.

-PTC News

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